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of my heart, and i, i think that if everybody just takes that step, that initial step, they canof t. and i really just wanted to thank you. >> announcer: call or go online to reserve your free seats to this exclusive event before they are gone. do it now. >> dean, thanks so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to come to the show today. it has been an honor for all of us. >> well, thank you, cathy, for having me and i hope i've inspired people to take action. remember, you can be in control of your own destiny, but you've gotta do your own thing. and i'm telling you, it's real estate right now. >> well, great words from somebody who is actually living it and i hope you get to live it too. remember, tickets are going fast so get on those phones right away, folks. and i hope you've been inspired today like i have. i'll see you again next time. i'm cathy rankin, thanks for joining us today.
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>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. 4. 4 start now. >> good morning. and monday march 18th. looking like morning i am james fletcher. >> i am anny hong. >> a pretty mild. we do see
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changes in the form of what weather. here is erica with our forecast. >> good morning to both of you temperatures in the mid to upper '40's we have a couple of low 50s. >> we have high clouds streaming in and some lower clouds along the coastline heading into the afternoon. the clouds will continue on. temperatures however, will be in the '60s and '70s. it will be a another gorgeous day around the bay area. expect more cloud cover by later tonight. >> looking at the numbers. flirting with 50 in fairfield. 53 in antioch. upper '40's down our east bay shoreline. mid-40s in daly city. taking a look at your afternoon highs. plenty of '60s. low seventies in some of our east bay and interior valleys. >> fairfield with a high of 71. the site for antioch. 65 in san mateo. >> it will be cool on the coastline pacifca, have mande, daly city.
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>> looking at satellite and radar picture what is happening this system will bring wet weather to the bay area. it is crawling out of the pacific making its way closer to home. >> we are seeing some of the high clouds associated with the system. most of the rainfall will actually began tuesday evening. probably heaviest, steady over night. >> we continue with the possibility of showers as we head into wednesday morning. that could affect your commute. >> drive with extra caution set your alarm earlier. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows once we get past the unsettled weather midweek we are talking sunshine yet again. temperatures and the upper 60s low seventies. >> temperatures will continue to climb as we head into saturday and sunday. overall gorgeous weather as we head into the weekend. we will need our umbrella wa tuesday night in to wednesday. i will talk more about the wet weather
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forecasts and a couple of minutes. >> i want to talk about traffic. earlier problems of the upper deck of the bay bridge coming out of the tunnel. if a fire on a big rig. black and gray smoke was coming out. the chp manage to push it to the san francisco side. it is currently on city streets. it is having no impact on your bay bridge ride. >> looking at the toll plaza all is well. no metering lights. >> the san mateo bridge nice and easy the time 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101, the golden gate bridge a couple of cars on the span. i have been checking with the chp no accidents to report. >> i will talk more aware of drive times in just a bit. james. >> thank you erica onto a new story. police in alameda investigating an overnight stabbing. reports of a bar fight at scobes bar. >> they found a man stabbed
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in the neck. the victim is at the hospital being treated for life-threatening injuries. it is unclear if anyone has been arrested. kron 4 has crews on the way we will have live updates from the scene shortly. >> and other area news vallejo police are investigating a deadly shooting. please respond to shots fired in vallejo just after 5 last night. when they arrived at the scene they discovered an elderly man dead inside of a building with apparent gunshot wounds. the victim's identity is being withheld as police continue their investigation. >> also in vallejo four people were hurt when a pickup truck drove through a store. one of the injured included the driver. the injuries to other customers are not known and the cause of the crash is under investigation. >> lanes have reopened on 680 after a deadly crash shut down the interstate. the accident happened on northbound 680 and walnut
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creek. >> california highway patrol responded to the crash involving four vehicles including a motorcycle. police say details of what happened remain unclear. one car. in the sun burst into flames after the crash. >> police were told that the motorcycle was driving recklessly before the crash. the motorcyclist was killed. the investigation remains under investigation. investigators are asking if you witnessed the crash or events leading up to to call police. >> a memorial is growing for a santa rosa boy killed falling a race car accident on saturday. friends and family of marcus johnson have been stopping by the memorial outside of his family's muffler's shop. he was one of two people killed when a race car sped out of control out of a war of black. it crashed into the pit area. 68 year-old dale wonderjim was killed.
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>> kron fours marureen kelly has more formation and the uncovered and for mission about the vict victim and the driver. >> he was a racer since it was 5 years old starting with go-karts. >> he is posing with a trophy alongside his older cousin chase. on the right- hand side of the screen. >> that young man now 17 was behind the wheel during saturday's fatal crash. chase johnson has been a competitive research into a young age. his website reveals he comes from four generations of race car drivers. >> the 17 year old who was not injured was in a town outside of petaluma. the championship he had been one
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at petaluma speedway. he is a senior at petaluma high school. his teachers say he is a good student and is very involved in the sport. >> it is wonderful to have a great sport like that with your family. to lose a family member is very difficult. >> it is set to hear. >> chased johnson raising website listed markets as a member of his crew. the shares department says markets was not an official member of the pit crew in his presence is still being investigated. be readmaureen key kron 4 news. >> a cause of the action is still under investigation. >> the time is a 4:07 . we will take a quick break. a live look at the san mateo bridge we are waking up to clear skies and mild conditions this morning. more details on the forecast and a look at the market numbers on return. >>
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>> we are back. it is 4:09 . >> keeping an eye on wall street this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes in the-this morning. as investors will be looking for the stock market to rebound today. the three major indexes all fell friday. investigators said the biggest disappointment was the failure of the dow jones industrial average to continue its winning streak, longest in 17 years. will be watching the stock market this morning starting at 630 with the opening bell. >> marked zuckerberg is
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doing something right. the facebook chief burned a 99 percent approval rating from his social network employees, topping last doors annual list of the 50 highest rated ceos. glass door survey hundreds of thousands of employees across various industries, and based on their feedback over the past 12 months, ranked the most impressive bosses. zuckerberg is not the only tech company did adored by his employes, 18 of the top 50 list of sea gulls are at the helm of technology based organizations, including sf ap's bill mcdermott and jim jager,amm smabe who tied with zuckerberg for first place. >> state legislators across
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the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates investigate growth in food safety cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs of a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare advocates a live on an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee require that anyone collecting evidence of abuse turned over to law enforcement within 24 to 48 hours. which advocates say is not allow enough time to document illegal activity under federal human h handling and food safety laws. >> statwill be back with more on the kron 4 morning news.
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>> we are back. 4:14 on the
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clock. >> just in to the kron 4 morning news room. authorities find explosive devices while investigating death of at the university of central florida. about 500 of students have been evacuated from a dorm. and glass have been cancelled for today as well. >> the latest figures in from data quick show the bay area real-estate market took a small hit from january's figures take a look. the median house price in february dropped 1.8% from january. however the numbers also show the presence or 25% from last year at the same time. experts say you're bank on properties pushing prices down, the market is hitting back up. as kron fours terisa estacio reports, an open house, revealed a close up look at what the overall numbers are showing. >> what is happening here is
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typical these days as the real-estate market bounces back after several weak years. >> i have had at least 75 people today. people waiting outside when i showed up. >> priced at $679,000 temple says this four-bedroom in one and have that that is already attracting a lot ofattey been on the market a few days. >> i have noticed a lot of people sang when can i offer a bid. everyone wants to know the offer date. i have been writing off for buyers we're seeing anywhere from 5-40 offers on a place. >> temple says the inventory is driving of the man foreclosures have dwindled and prices have percolated up. >> however, if you are a buyer blooking for a bargain the bounce back as and brutal. >> really unbelievable high
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volume, multiple offers, a quick sales. sales going over the asking prices and all cash. >> all cash. >> cash officers? we do not understand where our why. >> terisa estacio kron 4 news. >> all cash! >> ok. let us talk about changes on the horizon. >> thank you james. we will need our umbrellas. we have enjoyed springlike weather. we're starting off with my favorite shot of the morning the mount tam cam shot. typical not to bad. we are waking up to '40's there is close to fifties in san francisco and oakland. 46 in concord. 40 livermore. futurecast 4 tracking temperatures. by 12 we will see mainly '60s indicated by
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the green on your screen. holding on to upper 50s coast side. we did see low seventies trickle in heading into the afternoon highs. i caug high clouds will continue to stream in. >> a lot of cloud cover by 8:00 p.m.. temperatures not to bad. the light blue indicates temperatures in the '50s some of our balance could drop to the upper '40's. we are looking for mild conditions waking up tomorrow morning. focusing on afternoon highs. 71 los gatos. 67 in sunnyvale. mid 60s in fremont. turning our attention to the east bay. 71 for fairfield antioch. the same for danville. upper 60s in livermore. downtown san francisco somewhat cooler at 62. >> seven degrees in napa. >> satellite and radar picture shows high clouds streaming in. low cloud cover, some fog along the
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coastline. drive cautiously along highway one particularly in half moon bay. >> the system and the pacific crawling toward the bay area. rain to arrive in the north bay later tuesday evening. heaviest most at rain falling for the overnight hours. shower activity continues wednesday morning. keep that in mind as you did the roadways heading to work or school. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the rain should be gone. it should taper off by wednesday afternoon. we could see some price of sunshine. >> temperatures climbing into the low 60s. temperatures on the warmer side we are talking seventies once again heading into the weekend. it will still light spring again. >> pleasant conditions. highs climbing to the mid- 70s. >> traffic why we're doing all right. we did had a big grin on the bay bridge earlier this morning. it is off--a big rig. >> you are good to go at the
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approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. shaping up to beat a great ride from oakland into san francisco. >> the san mateo bridge good in both directions no problems for foster city. >> the golden gate bridge, south bound 101 no dense fog to contend with working in to san francisco. >> traffic maps show the east shore freeway is just fine. 12 minutes from hercules to berkeley. >> there was a soloist and out was down 24 driving to lafayette. it has not produced any slowdowns. >> a lot of green on the traffic maps no problems of this outbreak. >> north bound 101 good to go coming of the coyote valley. james. >> thank you erica. 4:2 for0 . >> the trial is set to begin in new york city over the police department, brazil tactics of stopping, questioning, and sometimes frisking people on the streets. within a hundred police officers, scholars
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and lawmakers are expected to testify about the policy that has been mostly african-americans and hispanic men. stopped by police in the past decade. many people said there were targeted because of their race. >> and white house official confirms assistant attorney general thomas perez will be offered up as the next secretary of labor. >> some republican opposition is expected when president obama nominees peres today. a newly released report by the justice department's inspector general says fred gave incomplete testimony to the u.s. commission on civil rights when he said the promise political leadership was not involved in the decision to dismiss three defendants in a lawsuit that bush administration brought against new black panther party is. >> to start high school football players from steubenville, ohio are heading to a juvenile jail. the two teenagers 17 year- old trent maize and 16 year
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olds malik richmond were coconvicted of raping a 16 year-old girl falling of alcohol fuel party last summer. but now ohio's attorney general is calling for a grand jury investigation to see whether other teenagers, and even coaches, parents and school officials broke the law by not speaking up sooner. >> this community desperately need to have behind us. >> this community needs to know that justice was done and needs to know that no stone was left unturned. >> both teenagers address to the court and apologized for their behavior. mays was sentenced to a minimum of two years in juvenile correctional facility. richmond was sentenced to a minimum of one near the bolts could be in detention until they are 21. >> a small plane crashes in indiana has killed two people and injured several
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others. authorities said the private jet crashed into at least three houses yesterday afternoon. the jet was apparently experiencing mechanical trouble and crashed. officials say three other people were taken to the hospital with non life- threatening injuries. >> nearly three dozen cabins have gone up in flames as a wild fire continues to spread and eastern tennessee. look at the video. this massive fire started in the brush sunday afternoon. the more than two undertaker's have burned in the pigeon forge area was more than enough to cause a tremendous amount of damage. the fire ignited nearby cavan's, burning at least 35 of them completely. 25 fire departments arrive to help. people living in nearby cavan's have been devel evacuate. >>--in a nearby cavan cabins .
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>> we will update you on the commute as the morning continues.
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>> it is 4:25. thank you for waking up or staying up with kron 4 morning news. >> this afternoon temperatures climbing into the '60s and '70s. there will be an increase in high clouds overhead. >> expect cloudy skies tomorrow. rain begins in the evening. the heaviest rain falling overnight wedding of wednesday morning. it could be a potential messy commute mid-week. >> falling overnight wednesdaupper 50s for daly city upper 60s and oakland. >> climbing into the seventies for our east bay interior valleys. fairfield, and the outcome pleasanton. 69 your high livermore. satellite and radar shows
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what i have been talking about. high clouds streaming in. low, cover and ground fog closer to the coastline. this system is inching out of the pacific closer to the bay area. we are inten anticipating rain keep your amaryllis handy umbrellas handy >> the time man's is 4:26 . >> with a lot of good movies in theaters this weekend let us take a look at which movies took in the most money. i lost the great and powerful is living up to its name. at least at the box office taking in over 42 million this weekend alone. this makes goss, disney's three the blockbuster, the biggest hit of 2013 so far. overtop movies include halley berrieerys protocol which
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to get roughly $17 million. and around the of the top three is steve carells magician, the incredible burden wonder stomburt wonder sa little over 10 million. >> still ahead, an early morning bar fights lead to a stabbing in alameda. we will have an update
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>> welcome back. the time is 4:25. >> top stories we're following on this monday, march 18th. a north bay community is mourning the loss of a young teen killed in a freak race car accident. a small memorial is growing for santa rosa 14 year-old marcus johnson. and the pilot program bike on bart starts today. from now until friday will be able to bring your bikes on every bart train. it's the second
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pilot is a success, bart staff will return to the board with a proposal for a permit changes to buy a policy. >> you may need an umbrella heading into tuesday and wednesday. we do have patchy, a cloud cover. high clouds streaming in in advance of the system. heading into the afternoon it will be a nice day. temperatures in the '60s if not low seventies. later tonight high cloud cover will continue temperatures in the '50s. if you leave for work or school. upper '30's now in santa rosa. navto is one of the cold spots. 46 in redwood city. 45 in fremont. falling the numbers into the afternoon. plenty of upper 60s in south bay. los gatos 71. 67 in san jose. to the east bay
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interior valleys could climb to 71 for fairfield, antioch, danville, and pleasanton. 64 in richmond. it may be a little cooler along the east bay shoreline. 62 expected in downtown san francisco. >> here is our satellite and radar view. high clouds streaming in over the bay area. patchy fog close to the coastline. drive with extra caution if you are using highway 1 around half moon bay. >> this system is inching, crawling, closer to the bay area. by the time it arrives it will be tuesday night. the bulk of the wet weather the steady rain will fall over the bay area over the overnight hours. we could continue to see scattered showers waking up wednesday morning. >> in your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows although there is unsettled weather into the middle of this week. temperatures back into the mid '70s as we head into saturday and sunday.
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>> in the meantime taking a look at traffic in the bay area. earlier problems at the bay bridge long gone from the traffic lanes. you are good to go no problems out of oakland into san francisco. >> a live look shows a handful of cars no wait at the pay gates. >> the san mateo bridge both directions the drive 12-13 minutes. >> last but not least the golden gate bridge quiet for this time morning. a couple of cars. a lot of space between them. the driv 23 minutes out of the mnavato out of the city. >> onto our developing story. out of the east bay police and alameda and as a stabbing that happened at a bar. kron fours will tran is live at the scene along with 2400 block of central ave. >> will what is the bar we are talking about. >> the bar we're talking about is scobes . it is right behind me. the police just got done talking to a witness. it happened about
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2:00 this morning. they are investigating whether this fight happened outside or it's started on the inside and spilled outside. you can see the crime scene tape. we know two people were taken to the hospital with various cuts to the hands or head. no fatalities. investigators are still here trying to get more information on the description or the suspect or suspects. at this point no rest. >> back to you. >> have you noticed that bars have security cameras do you see anything that may be of help to police? >> i do not see anything at this time. please adjust rack up talking to a witness. we will try to talk to them after it is over. i am sure there are many bars with surveillance cameras on the in and outside. it will try to talk to a bar on a once they come back to the scene. they have closed for the night. it is dark inside. if there is video will try to bring it to you.
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>> thank you. this is one of the stories were following it should be developing as the hours go on. anny. >> a memorial is growing for a santa rosa boy killed falling a race car accident on saturday. friends and family of 14 year-old marcus johnson have been stopping by the moral outside of his family's muffler shop. police said the boy was one of two people killed when a race car sped out of control during a warm-up lap on a racetrack in yuba county in crashed into the pit area. 68 year old dale wonderjim of grass valley was also killed. authorities say the boy is the cousin of the driver of the race car was not injured. >> in chased johnson was behind the wheel during saturday's fatal crash. jason johnson has also been a competitive reasons a young age. his website
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reveals that he comes from four generations of race car drivers. the 17 year-old lives in penngrove a town outside of petaluma. some of the championships he has one have been at the pelham speedway. the teenager is a senior in petaluma high school. his shop teacher says he is a good student. one of several kids at the school they're very involved in the sport. >> it is difficult and set here. >> chase johnson's website list markets as a member of his member ofyuba county sheriff's department reports that mark is was not an official members of the pit crew, and his presence in the pit area is still being investigated. >> thick columns of smoke could be sing hanging over antioch, of redwood and oakley due to a grass fire on sherman island. this was a startling sight people in
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the east bay saw yesterday. according to fire officials, the blaze started around 330 in the afternoon on the island. it is located where the sacramento and san joaquin rivers meet. kron fours years cent in these photos of ash the dusting homes in the east bay. firefighters have decided to let the grass fire burned itself out as the structures are threatened. >> investigation continues after a deadly shooting and 10 our stand off and oakland. the standoff started just after 1 yesterday morning when police went to inspect their residence after two gunshot victims were hospitalized. police traced a potential suspect to a home on 25th ave. the scene was cleared at about 1130 in the morning according to police they detained several people for questioning but at his home it is not clear if the shooting suspect is in custody. one of the shooting victims died, the other victim is in serious condition. the san francisco
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symphony says that the muses in strike is forcing the cancellation of coming east coast stores. more than 100 musicians started striking on wednesday when their union the symphony failed to reach an agreement on a new contract. the musicians rejected a proposal to resume play concert during a cooling off period. the last tie the musicians went on strike was from 1996 to 1997. that strike led to cancellation of 43 concert. >> will take a quick break on the smile on the morning. and live look outside the golden gate bridge. traffic light during this hour. no surprise there. we do have changes in the forecast more updates including your world headlines when we come back. the time is 4:38.
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>> 4:40 is the time. catholics for around the world data we get to see the
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new pope and hear his ange lus prayer. >> more than 2002000 people packed st. peter's square on sasunday. >> pol pot france's greeted them all from the window of the papal pardon also came face-to-face with some well- wishers, after leading vatican grounds to meet them following a morning mass. sorceress say that they feel that the new pope appears to have a strong connection with the people. >> he is believed t is said to e installed at st. peter's square tomorrow. >> and a reminder we will
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bring the papal insulation live to starting at 130 tomorrow morning. you'll be able to watch it live on our 24/7 news channel comcast 193. >> a senior u.s. military official. seoul is sending a message to both koreas warning north korea over recent threats and reassuring south korea that military backing will not be heard by the u.s. budget debate. deputy secretary of defense ashton carter told reporters that the north threats would only deepen washington defense committing to seoul . ashton said the u.s. budget cuts will not alter pentagon efforts to make south korean defense a priority. >> six men have been arrested falling the gang rape and robbery of swiss
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tourist and central india. the group will appear in court today. the swiss woman and her husband were on a cycling tour across india and had set up camp on a group of men allegedly assaulted them, beating the husband and raping the wife. the case comes at a time in india when there are calls for stricter laws on sexual assault and changes in cultural attitudes toward women. the december gang rape on the new sehli was spurred protest in india. were most women have stories of sexual harassment and abuse on public transportation or on the street. >> will be back with erica with more in just a minute on our
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thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> welcome back. the time is 4:44. we will go over to erica with our morning forecast. >> we have changes to talk about. >> a live shot from our mount tam cam. temperatures
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not to bad. we are in the '40's for the most part. some of our north bay spots topping into the upper '30's. temperatures not a concern today. it will start to trail off tuesday in to wednesday. will introduce wet weather. i want to focus on future cast 4 highlights the 12:00 hour. '60s for just about everyone. upper 60s to the livermore valley. the delta of. the mid-60s for the east bay shoreline in the peninsula. >> coast side we did see some seventies as we head into 2:00 p.m.. by later tonight we're talking mostly cloudy conditions with temperatures in the '50s. your afternoon highs could see low seventies for fairfield and antioch. 67 in oakland. 68 your high in santa rosa. >> we have the changes to talk about satellite and radar is mounting them. you can see high clouds streaming in all the bay area. some coastal fog to contend with. the system in the pacific is crawling
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closer to the bay area. it is slow moving. this will not be a huge rain maker. it will bring wet weather to our area. as we head into tuesday night that is on the heaviest rain will begin. it will wrap up midday wednesday. we could see shower activity for your morning commute keep that in mind. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights settled weather past that in fact heading into the weekend saturday and sunday, we are talking temperatures back in the mid-70s. >> meanwhile, i want to tell the traffic is good to go. no hot spots. >> a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. a nice and easy ride from all the approaches. no back up at the toll plaza. the san mateo bridge is shaping up to be a typical commute with no delays coming from the nimitz freeway. >> south on 101, the golden gate bridge. a lot of space between cars. turning to our traffic maps in our oz for interstate 280. north bound 85. drive * 24 minutes from
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navato into the city. >> thank you erica. >> if 4:47. >> a d.u.i. license and checkpoints in santa rosa lee's the multiple rest of the weekend. santa rosa police the car and arrested five for driving under the influence. 17 were cited for driving without a license and for others for driving with a suspended license. complete bay area numbers are expected to be released soon. we will bring those to you when we get them. that was at least the numbers out of santa rosa. >> a weeklong test program allowing bicycles on all trained on bart will start today. the pilot program is the second test expansion a bicycle as escobar to this year. currently bikes are banned from all trained during commute hours. it is a policy that has been the subject of protest from bicycle commuters for years. the pilot program, which will run for friday will still prohibit bikes in the front three cards of all trains during commute hours
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and from the first car at all times for safety reasons. it's the second pilot is a success, bart staff for turn to the war with proposals for permanent changes to the right policy. >> in august, commuters and sand in san francisco, san jose and up and down the peninsula not need to own bikes to peddle to many destinations. there will be able to borrow in return hundreds of bicycles at dozens of koisks . the bay air quality management district is rolling out a 7 million test program in august alone bikes to residents. the program, which is not been named will featured 700 bikes at 70 different stations. an exact prices have not been made yet but you expect to see prices in the range of $5 for 24 hours. two of dollars for three days, and about $85 for an annual pass. >> transit officials say the
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much-hyped ferry service between oakland and south san francisco has not been living up to expectations. the 42 men in our service was launched nine months ago and operates seven trips each week day. however, officials say it riders ship is less than a third of what they were hoping for during the ferry's first year on bay. now, in an effort to boost riders ship, the ferry operator wants to spend another $230,000 and add more trips. it would include a third afternoon trip to the east bay into mid day trips tto south san francisco at pier 41. >> you have heard of the baseball hall of fame in the rock-and-roll hall of fame. but? did you know that san francisco state has passed its own hall of fame?. the university inducting four new members into its alumni hall of fame over the weekend. these are former
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graduate who made the college crowd. including hollywood director, an award winning journalist, a deaf theater artist, and in this photograph a civic leader and philanthropist for three decades. judy markets she is in the middle here. >> to time defending world baseball classic chevy in team japan is defeated in the semifinals. kron fours phillipe djegal is at at&t park or more than 33,000 fans were treated to a great game. >> you are once again in familiar territory fighting for a championship and at&t park. >> it is awesome. when you try to accomplish something for your country there is a responsibility to put
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baseball where it belongs in pr. we made a s statement. >> team pr will play in the championship game squaring off against the winner in monday's semi finalist against the dominican republic and the netherlands. it was a fantastic day at at&t park. >> fans from both sides shaking hands. >> others waving signs and flags. >> in fact, that seems to be the most popular outfit flags draped over the shoulders. >> there is no shortage of team japan or pr paraphernalia. >> are you rooting for? pr of course. >> (cheers and applause) the most popular players bring in the game here in san francisco is a giant
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starter. >> at the world baseball classic in san francisco phillipe djegal kron 4 news. >> selection sunday released the first round matchups for the end see a a eight men's basebabasketball tournament. >> it is better known as march madness. the selection committee named louisville as the no. 1 overall seed. the other number are seeds are gonzaga , indiana and kansas. >> but cal bears will play you n l v on thursday at the age people billion in san jose. and the st. mary's will play little tennessee on tuesday when a tournament official start. >> a look at our
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>> morngood morning will lead to the kron 4 morning news. into the afternoon we're talking '60s perhaps seventies for fairfield, antioch, pleasanton. 65 in fremont. of fifties for daly city. satellite and radar pictures shows high clouds streaming in. we have low clouds along the coastline. this systems is inching in from the pacific. it will produce wet weather to our area. we will walk you through futurecast 4. this is only one of the models. the heaviest rain will fall overnight. this one slows down the timing. actually some light rain for half of the bay area by 3:00 a.m.. it could built in intensity just-in-time for your morning commute. keep that in mind. possibly set your alarm clock earlier. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows on sell weather begins tuesday
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night stretching into wednesday. about midday. thursday, friday we're back into sunshine. saturday and sunday temperatures climbing into the mid-70s. take a look at your inland lows in fact not to bad. we are definitely while of the freezing mark f4:56 back to you. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news a pilot program bikes on bart starts today. from now until friday will be able to bring your bike on every bart train. and more strikes for the san francisco symphony affecting other parts of the country. will tell you how the strike has spread to the east coast, coming up. we are also watching a monday morning commute. we will be checking in with george and keeping an eye on all of your roads this morning. >>
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>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5 starts now. >> good morning, the top stores were following this monday morning march 18th. police in alameda are investigating a seven that have been at a bar earlier this morning we have crews on the scene. >> in a more was growing for santa rosa boy killed following a race car accident on saturday. >> a weeklong test program allowing is it was on our bart trains will start today. we have crews on the scene to bring you more coverage coming up. first you will check on the weather and traffic. >> temperatures are mild side. most of us waking up to '40's. we will climb into
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the '60s is not seventies is afternoon. >> i will talk more about the wet weather forecast for tuesday and wednesday coming up in just a bit. >> george. >> thank you erica. it we have s in the 4:00 hour on the bay bridge but no longer. looking at the approach is a light is right. >> the quick commute check shows light traffic around the bay area even for interstate 580 and highway 4. so far the contra costa county. >> james. >> thank you george. onto our developing story a fight and alameda least a stabbing off near a bar. kron fours will stand as a live from the scene along a 24 month to block of central avenue with details. >> james, here is what you need to know so far no rest. police behind me are still collecting evidence. taking measurements fear it did happen at the bar you see there called scobeys
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>> it's started on the streets or if it's started in the bar the police are trying to determine that. >> around 150 this morning police received a report. initial fall calls six people were involved. two people were injured. one person had a cut to his head. another person a cut to his neck. it was so severe the person had been taken to the hospital. he was treated and released at the scene the one with the cut. >> they did not know if it was a broken bottle or pull stick as a lunch at each other. >> we're hoping to talk to the public information officer on a possible suspect as kitchen and if there was surveillance video. >> a tragic story overnight will keep you updated as more information comes in. >> off a memorial is growing for santa rosa boy killed in a car race accident on saturday. friends and family
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of 14 year-old marcus johnson have been stopped by the moral outside his family's love for sh muffler sh >> police say the boy was one of two people killed when a race car sped out of control during a warm-up lap on racetrack end yuba county and crashed into the pit area. >> if a 68 year-old dale wondergem of grass valley was also killed. authorities say the boy is a cousin of the driver of the race car. he was not injured. >> the petaluma high school senior has also been a competitive rate since a young age. his website revealed that he comes from four generations of race car drivers. the 17 year-old lives in a pen growth a town outside of palo. >>--penngrove a town outside
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of petaluma. >> some of the championships he's one have been on the petaluma speedway. his shop teacher at petaluma high school says chase's a good student. one of h several kids at school better very involved in the sport. >> chase johnson's website list marcus as a crew member but the yuba county sheriff's department reports that marcus was not an official member of the pit crew, and its presence in the pit is being investigated. >> vallejo police are investigating a deadly shooting. please respond to reports of shots fired on hichborn street in vallejo just after 5 last night. when they arrived on the scene they discovered an elderly man dead inside the building with an apparent gunshot wound. the victim's identity is being withheld as police continue their investigation.
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>> also in vallejo, four people were hurt when a pickup truck drove into a thrift store. one of those injured include the driver. the seriousness of the injured to the driver and other customers are not known. the cause of the crash is also under investigation. >> a weeklong test program allowing bicycles all trained on bart will start today. >> the pilot program is the second test expansion of bicycles acess to bart this year. currently, bikes are banned from all trained during commute hours, a policy that has been the subject of protest from bicycle commuters for years. the pilot program which will run for five that will prohibit bikes on the front three cards of all trained during commute hours in from the first car at all times for safety reasons. it the
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second pilot is deemed a success, bart staff will return to the board with a proposal for part of changes to buy a policy. >> also in vallejoin august, a e commuters in san francisco, san jose and up and down the peninsula would not need to own bikes to peddle many destinations. there will be able to borrow and return under the bicycle to dozens of kiosks . the bay air quality management district is rolling out a $7 million test program in august alone bikes to residents. the program, which is not been named will be featured 700 bikes at 70 different stations. exact prices have not been named yet but expected the prices and the range of $5 for 24 hours, two of dollars for three days, and around $85 for an
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annual pass. >> in world news catholics are round the world gathered over the weekend to hear the new pope. more than 200,000 people packed st. peter's square on sunday. pulp francis greeted them from the window of the papal are and also came face-to- face with some well-wishers, after leaving batted in brown to meet the following morning mass. some worshipers say they feel that the new pope appears to have a strong connection with the public. >> pulp francis is said to be installed in st. peter's square tomorrow. >> and a reminder we will be bringing you the papal installation like to starting at 130 tomorrow morning. you'll be able to watch it live on our 24/7 news channel, comcast 193 or streaming on kron4.com.
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>> a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza and current conditions in hayward. 46 degrees should current conditwell, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> we're back. 510 is the time. >> lanes have opened this morning on 680 this morning after a deadly crash of down the interstate. the accident happened on northbound 680 at the ruched dear roarudgear rf ramp and walnut creek. a total of four vehicles including a motorcycle were involved in the crash. police say details of exactly what happened remain unclear, but one car, eight nissan , burst into flames after the crash. witnesses told investigators that the
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motorcycle and another vehicle were driving recklessly before the crash. the motorcycle is was killed. if the crash remains under investigation and investigators are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or the events leading up to it to call police. >> transit officials said the much-hyped ferry service between oakland and ssouth san francisco has not been living up to his expectations. cooperate seven trips each debt weekday. >> however, officials say riders ship is less than a third of what they were hoping for during the ferry's first year on the bay. now, in an effort to boost riders ship, the ferry operator wants to spend another $230,000 at more trips. if it included third afternoon to to the east bay intimidate trips a week between south san francisco and pier 41. >> will be
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east bay valley climbing into the low seventies. leaving from our roof cam that the downtowns and francis oz guidelines. we have high clouds streaming into the area in advance of a storm system producing wet weather. >> to return not bad. we have upper '30's for santa rosa. antioch of 50 degrees. 47 for oakland and the city. taking a look at futurecast 4 is tracking the timing of the temperatures. you can see by talk what you are out and about for lunchtime we are talking mild weather. green everywhere indicates tippers in the '60s. we could see upper 60s for livermore valley. downtown san fjose, in santa clara. >> by 2:00 p.m. the yellow indicates the seventies start to fill in. later tonight expect cloudy conditions. temperatures not chilly. to average only
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dropping into the 50s. we want to focus on the afternoon highs. >> 71 in los gatos. 68 for cupertino. 71, no. for fairfield, danville, pleasanton. 69 in pleasanton. downtown san francisco coming in at 62. >> low seventies in napa. >> satellite radar picture shows high clouds streaming in. coastal fog to contend with. keep that in mind if you're using highway 1. out in the pacific that is a system. it is slowly crawling to our area. once in a rise we're talking significant rain possible. tuesday night that is on the heaviest rain will fall. we could see lingering showers in to wednesday morning. >> we start to clear up by midday. expect a breaks of sunshine. your highs only climb into the low 60s. sunshine yet again and mid- 70s into saturday and sunday.
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>> 517 good morning george. >> good morning erica we are looking at a good ride around the bay area. the start of a check of the bridges no hot spots this morning. here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza it is slow. it is light. there no problem except the one tow truck pushing a vehicle off to the left-hand side. >> if you are heading for the san mateo bridge westbound on 92 it is an easy ride coming over from hayward on the nimitz freeway out of downtown on jackson no delays. across the span and a high-rise a 11 minute drive time. >> the golden gate bridge light traffic crews are of the north in adding the fourth lane southbound. >> if i will look the traffic maps and of the drive times here. 13 minutes hercules to berkeley. >> san ramon valley 16 minutes as you head to dublin from all of crete. >> no surprises for the westbound 580 ride south
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they freeway's look great no delays 101 or 85. >> north bay ride coming to marin is an easy ride. no delays from navato to a golden gate bridges if twitter minute drive. >> 5 18:00 in world headlines china has bypassed britain as the world's fifth largest arms exporter. the volume of chinese weapons exports rose by 162% from 2008 to 2012. the stockholm international peace research institute says the largest buyer china's weapons as the pakistan, which accounts for 55 percent of the country's exports. >> the u.s. remains the world's top arms exporter, with 30 percent of the global volume. russia is second with 26 percent, germany 37%, in france witfour in fourth place with 6%. a
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senior u.s. military official visiting seoul sending a message to both koreas, warning north korea over recent threats and reassuring south korea that military backing will not be hurt by a u.s. budget debate. forget ideputy secretary of defense ashton carter told reporters that the north korea's threat would only deepen washington's defense commitment to swoul. ashton said the u.s. budget cuts will not alter pentagon efforts to make south korea defense a priority. >> six men have been arrested following the gang rape and robbery of swiss tourist in central india. the group will appear in court today. the swiss woman and her husband run cycling tour across india and had to set up camp when a group of men allegedly assaulted them, beating a husband and raping the wives. the case
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comes at a time in india with their calls for stricter laws on sexual assault and changes in cultural attitudes toward women. the december gang rape on a new selhi bus that killed a woman spurred protest and india, where most women have stories of sexual harassment and abuse on public transportation or on the street. >> all class a the cancelled at the university of central florida this morning following the discovery of the student's body and explosives. 500 students were evacuated from indoor building after someone called 911 and reported a person with a gun. police arriving found a person dead inside a dorm room of an apparent suicide. they also found an assault weapon and what they call improvised explosive devices. >> new this morning a trial is set to begin this morning in new york city's over the police department's controversial tactics of
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stopping, questing, and sometimes frisking people on the street. more than a hundred police officers, scholars and lawmakers are expected to testify about the policy that has been mostly african-american and hispanic men stopped by police in the past decade. many people say they were targeted because of their race. >> and white house official confirms assistant u.s. attorney general thomas perez will be offered up as the next secretary of labor. some republican opposition is expected when president obama nominates press today. it confirmed by the senate, peretz, who is been head of the justice broaden civil- rights division for three and a half years, will take over the labor department at obama undertake several work oriented initiatives, including an overhaul of immigration laws and an increase in the minimum wage. >> when we come back will wage. >> when we come back will have more on our hello?
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>> taking a look at wall street this morning. do treading shot three indexes in the-this morning. as investors will be looking for the stock market's rebound today. the three major indexes also friday investigators say the biggest is the point was the fender of the dow jones industrial average to continue its winning streak, longest in 17 years. will be watching the stock market is more is starting its expert with the opening bell. >> imarks a zuckerberg is doing something right. the facebook chief earned a 95% of writing from a social network employes, topping glass doors annual list of the 50 highest rated ceo 's
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. glass door server in of thousands of employes across various industries, and based on their the back over the past so much, ranked the most impressive bosses. ziuckerberg is not the only tech company she getting high marks and employs, aging of high marksceos are at a technology based organizations, including sap bill mcdermott and jim hagermann snabe who tied with zucker burke for first place. >> state legislators across the country reducing lawmakers may get harder for animal welfare ever gets to investigate quality and safety food cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs at a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare
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ever gets a lot of an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee required anyone collecting evidence of abuse turn it over to laugh or to within 24 to 48 hours which advocates say does not allow the time the document illegal activity under federal rem humane handling and food safety laws. we will be back with mçó4+y?i
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>> this investigators believed that the fight started on the inside. there were two people hurt and one
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person was cut severely on his neck. we do not know if it was a knife or a broken beer bottle. and the other person had to be treated for injuries to his head. they want to wait to check out the surveillance video. however, the sidewalk is still a crime scene. for it least another hour. >> this rolling of moral after this boy was killed. memorial--yuba county. another driver of the race
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car that loss control also was killed. there were several of alcohol-related crashes the 22 year-old was arrested. monday 5am
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pope first sunday masssfsu hall of fame vo-oncam to also, there are going to be some bicyclists available on the bart station the petaluma high school senior has also been a competitive racer since a young age.his website reveals that he comes from 4 generations of race car drivers. the 17 year old lives in petaluma. some of the championships he's won have been at the
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14 year old marcus nickname m-j was a lifelong a competitive racer since a young age.his website lives in penngrove.a town says chase is a good investigated. shooting. the pilot program is the second test expansion of bicycle access to bart this year. currently, bikes are banned from all trains during commute hours, a policy that has been the subject of protest from bicycle commuters for years. the pilot program, which will run through friday. will still prohibit bikes in the front three cars of all trains during commute hours and from the first car at all times for safety reasons. if the second pilot is deemed a success, bart staff will return to the board with a proposal for permanent changes to bike policy. in august, commuters in san
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francisco, san jose and up need to own bikes to pedal to many destinations. and return hundreds of bicycles at dozens of kiosks. this was the startling sight mom, i invited justin over for lunch. of this grass fire. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! don't stress. we can figure this out. [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪
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take a look these cockroaches. this is from greyhound. from atlantic city. the driver immediately pulled the boss over and radio dispatch for help. the second came by quickly and continued that trend toward to york. greyhound spoke and even provided a full refund. earlier of,--in news we mentioneda memorial is growing for a santa rosa boy killed following a car at marysville raceway park on friends and family of 14- year-old marcus johnson have been stopping by the memorial outside his of two people killed when a race car sped out of control during a warmup lap on a race track in yuba county area. killed.
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the cousin of the driver of petaluma police responded to a string of alcohol related accidents over the weekend and made four arrests. the first crash happened saturday night around six in a 22 year old was arrested. windsor drive and west haven in this incident. and a third accident happened early sunday morning near sutter streeet, and a 19 year old was taken into custody. alcohol-involved collisions saturday night and sunday arrests. the first crash occurred saturday night around 6:15 pedestrian, 22-year-old police arrested petalumaof felony drunk driving and blood alcohol level almost violated his probation, a second crash was reported west haven way at a allegedly lost control of his vehicle and struckcoming to a stop, according alcohol level of.19 percent at 1:19 a.m., a motorist driver, police said. police bernal-rubalcava, 19, and found he had a blood alcohol limit of.16 percent. he was arrested and booked a final crash occurred at
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sutter street when a vehicle drive into the pedestrian center of the road intended police arrested petaluma allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol and the san francisco symphony says that the musician's strike is forcing the cancellation of the upcoming started striking on wednesday when their union and the symphony failed to reach an agreement on a new contract. the musicians rejected a proposal to resume playing off period. the last time the musicians went on strike was from 1996 that strike led to the cancellation of 43 concerts. new this morning. a weeklong test program allowing bart will starts today. an elderly man was found shot dead at a vallejo home over the weekend. it happened in a home on hichborn street late last the victim was found on the property dead with apparent gunshot wounds. police were called to the home at 408 hichborn st. at after shots were heard, the victim was found on the apparent gunshot wounds, coelho said. his identity is beind thick columns of smoke could be seen hanging over antioch, brentwood and
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oakley due to a grass fire on sherman island. this was the startling sight people in the east bay saw according to fire officials, the blaze started around 3- thirty in the afternoon on the island. it's located where the sacramento and san joaquin rivers meet. firefighters have decided to let the grass fire burn itself out since no structures are threatened. roaches crawling out of air vents. up seats and windows. passengers on a greyhound bus trip from atlantic city to new york on friday. say tons of roaches were crawling everywhere. and falling on them. crawling up check out the cellphone footage that shows the pests scurrying across the bus floor and steps. a greyhound spokeswoman said the bus driver had acted swiftly when passengers alerted him to "bugs on the bus saying the driver immediately pulled the bus over and radioed dispatch for help. a second bus was immediately sent to continue the trip into new york. greyhound spoke to each passenger, apologized and provided full refunds to everyone. the latest figures in from dataquick show the bay area real estate market took a small hit from january's figures. take a look the median house price in february dropped one-point- eight percent from january's numbers. however. the numbers also show that prices are up 25 percent from last year at the same time. experts say with fewer bank owned properties pushing prices down, the market is heating back up.
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top stories we are following this morning a. police and alameda are investigating a stabbing that happened at 2:00 a.m.. when police
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arrived they found a man police found that the man was stabbed in the neck. also, an elderly man was in sight of of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in an apartment. and also a weeklong test program to allow bicycles on bart even during high commute times. this is been a hot issue with the pilot program will run today through friday. there will be allowed on the all the trains. >> 5:44 and it is looking pretty clear erica? >> good morning. the 40's in mountain view. and in palo alto pretty mild of their
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some of the north bay spots have dropped to the upper 30's. but we are not going to drop to the freezing mark. by noon, mainly grain on your screen indicating 60s. we will keep it in the 50s along the coast off. and even healing. with height, scattered clouds and mostly cloudy conditions tonight let me break down the afternoon highs mid-60s and millipede is. the same in the san jose los gatos and also common for the east bay spots. downtown san francisco at 62 degrees f. 50s in ocean beach. the
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satellite and radar cahow showing some decent conditions and high clouds. there is a system out in the pacific that is moving slow. it is expected to move to the bait. tuesday night. and there are a couple of brain model forecast mainly just cloud coverage. but check it out overnight. rainfall. along the coast and the peninsula and we will continue to see shower activity. your kron 4 7 day around the bay unsettled on tuesday and wednesday but the sunshine will return. even the mid 70's as we hill toward saturday and sunday. george?
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>> so far, so good. >> the fast track planes are getting by okay. it is a bit of a bigger backup plan usual. so far, no hot spots. this is also looking good near the san mateo. and the golden gate bridge is easy from the marin county. no problems itself around. just 40 minutes from hercules to berkeley. still easy to the san ramon valley. the west 580. even the north bay looking decent. a quick check of the
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transcendence and you will see that it is looking good. so far this morning and no delays out of the central valley. that is a pretty decent drive. no problems on the metro board >> a small plane crash in indiana has killed two people and injured several others. authorities say the jet crashed into at least three houses yesterday afternoon. the jet was apparently experiencing mechanical trouble when it crashed. officials also say three other people were taken to the hospital with non life- threatening injuries nearly three dozen cabins have gone up in flames as a wildfire continues to spread in eastern tennessee. this massive fire started in the brush sunday afternoon. the more than 200 acres burned in pigeon forge was more than enough to cause a
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tremendous amount of damage. the fire ignited nearby cabins, burning at least 35 some 25 fire departments arrived to help. people living in nearby cabins have been evacuated. >> lindsay lohan is due back court today for a hearing that will determine when her trial on three misdemeanor charges will begin. a trial on charges that lohan drove recklessly then lied to police following a june car crash could begin later this week. lohan has pleaded not guilty. she faces up to 245 days in jail if a judge determines her conduct was a violation of her probation in a 2011 case. >> pro football player donte stallworth is recovering after a hot air balloon he was riding in crashed into power lines over the
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weekend. the free agent who recently played for the new england patriots was being treated for severe burns and listed in stable condition sunday. a female companion was also injured. police say the hot air balloon they were riding in plunged to the ground after hitting power lines in miami the balloon's pilot was not injured. selection sunday released the first round match-ups for the n-c-double-a men's basketball tournament. it's better known as march madness. the selection committee named louisville as the number one overall seed. the other number one seeds are gonzaga. indiana. and kansas. the cal bears will play u- n-l-v on thursday at the h-p pavillion in san jose. and saint mary's will play middle-tennessee on tuesday when the tournament official starts. you've heard of the baseball hall of fame and the rock n roll hall of fame. but. did you know that san francisco state has its own hall of fame? the university inducted four new members into its alumni hall of fame over the
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weekend. these are former grads who've made the college proud. this year's inductees included a hollywood director. an award-winning journalist. a deaf theater artist and - in this photo - civic leader and philanthropist for three decades - judy marcus. she's in the middle here. congratulations to all of them... >> we will be right back ♪ [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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>> the queen of dutchess-- princess of dutchess. has finally reveal the sex of her new baby, a boy. and also, the movie the great oz it took the no. 1 spot bringing in $42 million just in one weekend. we will follow the top stories, with bicycle lists allowed on bart, and the latest from the

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